Starting Your College Career at Boise State
I don't know anything about Boise, Idaho. Where can I get more information?
Please visit our About Boise page to learn more about our great city!
I want to check out the campus. Can I book a tour?
Yes, the Boise State University Admissions Department offers a variety of campus tours and visits. Please look at the Campus Visit page to sign up!
Does Boise State offer concurrent enrollment courses?
Yes, Boise State offers concurrent enrollment courses in most areas of study, including chemistry. To see what schools and courses offer concurrent enrollment, visit the Participating High Schools, Courses, and Instructors page on the Boise State Concurrent Enrollment page.
How do I apply to Boise State?
Please visit the Boise State Admissions page to apply to Boise State University. Deadline information is available on this page as well.
Will Boise State accept concurrent enrollment credit from another school?
Yes, any concurrent credit you receive in high school from a different college or university will transfer to Boise State as if you had taken the course at that school. Please be aware that a transfer equivalency is done on all courses being transferred to Boise State. Not all courses may transfer in as the same credits. To view what your classes will transfer as, you can look in the Boise State Transfer Equivalency System (TES).
How do I know if and what AP or IB courses will count as?
You can see what scores are required and what courses AP and IB tests count for on the Credit for Prior Learning page on the Registrar’s Office webpage. For chemistry, you will receive CHEM 101 credit for a score of 3 on the AP test, and CHEM 111 credit for a score of 4. For the IB chemistry HL test, if you get a 4, you will receive credit for CHEM 111. All laboratories count as CHEM 100XF credit until the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry can evaluate a syllabus or laboratory notebook.
How do I know what my credits will count as if I am transferring to Boise State from another college or university?
You can view what credits will count as in the Boise State Transfer Equivalency System (TES). If you have a credit that is not in the system, the Registrar’s Office will review your transcript and complete an equivalency.
How do I learn about Boise State housing?
To view and apply for all Boise State housing options, visit the Boise State Housing and Residence Life webpage. Boise State has a variety of residence halls and off-campus housing. This page will include how to apply for Boise State housing, and the associated costs.